TITLE

Access to palliative care varies widely across Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the high-quality access of palliative care in Canada, in which the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) states that it should not depend in the area code. According to the association, the patients with life-threatening diseases who live in areas with best practice programs are lucky compared to those who reside in the regions with less integrated approach. CHPCA executive director Sharon Baxter states that people must do a better job in serving Canadians.
ACCESSION #
58645014

 

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